Machine Vision Basics

Strothman, Jim
January 2006
InTech;Jan2006, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p43
The article focuses on the importance of machine vision to manufacturing industries. Vision systems have the ability to perform inspections fast enough to keep pace with machines that process thousands of items per minute, augmenting quality control and productivity. The Automated Imaging Association stated that in the automotive industry, machine vision is used for a variety of activities including assembly, process verification, flaw detection, gauging, part location, and robot guidance. It is also used for fuse box inspection, tire tread recognition, powertrain, and sheet metal inspection.


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